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Cahnging Channels on a Series 3 Without Remote

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by sal sorrentino, Sep 23, 2013.

  1. sal sorrentino

    sal sorrentino New Member

    Jan 8, 2013
    My remote is not working. Is there a way to change channels directly from the TIVO unit? TIVO Series 3 HD.
  2. unitron

    unitron Active Member

    Apr 28, 2006
    semi-coastal NC
    If it's the only TiVo in the room, go find a cheap universal remote that does Philips TiVo signals.

    That way, you can test if it's the TiVo remote or the TiVo itself with the problem.
  3. wtkflhn

    wtkflhn Member

    May 12, 2006
    Metairie, La
    Sal. If you have a cell phone with a camera, you can turn on the camera and shine the remote into it, press some buttons and see if the camera can see the lite. That won't prove the remote is sending the RIGHT requests, just that it is sending something, and is not completely dead. The trouble could be the receiver in the TIVO.
  4. windracer

    windracer joined the 10k club

    Jan 3, 2003
    St. Pete, FL
    Do you have an iPhone or Android device? Because you could use the remote in the TiVo app to change channels.

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